Police foils attempted invasion of Kano APC Chairman’s residence


June 2, 2024

The Police Command in Kano said it had foiled  an attempt by  suspected thugs to invade the residence of the state’s All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Prince Abdullahi Abbas.
This is contained in a statement  by the command’s Spokesmand  SP Abdullahi Kiyawa on Sunday in Kano.
Kiyawa said that on May 31, at around 6 pm, a distress call was received from Chiranchi junction in Gwale Local Government Area of the state.
“It was reported that the thugs, armed with dangerous weapons, were pelting people with stones and attempting to enter the APC chairman’s house ,” he said.
Kiyawa explained a team led by the Divisional Police Officer, Gwale Division esponded swiftly  foiling the attempted invasion and restoring normalcy to the area.
He said no arrest was made but   investigation has revealed that the incident was a fight between two rival gangs, with the masterminds identified as Abdul’Yassar Alias Jonny, Birbiri, and Jinjiri Aljan.
Kiyawa said efforts are currently underway to apprehend the suspects, saying a “round-the-clock” patrol has been intensified in the area to prevent further disturbances.
“The police are working tirelessly to ensure the safety and security of all citizens in Kano State, and this swift and decisive action is a testament to their commitment to protecting the community,” he said.
He assured the residents that the command was on top of the situation, adding,
‘We have  mapped out security measures to enable residents move on with their legitimate activities without threats to lives and property.
”We are  appealing to all law-abiding and peace-loving  residents to volunteer timely and credible information on the movement of suspected characters in their midst for prompt security actions,” he added.
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